Budget, Finance & Revenue Collections

The Department of Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections (BFRC) is responsible for a diverse set of internal administrative functions that encompass the following:

  • BFRC Administration
  • Budget and Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Management of the City's Properties
  • Process and Service Improvements Citywide
  • Procurement
  • Revenue Forecasting and Collections
  • Safety Management Citywide

Additionally, the Department strives to provide well-maintained and user-friendly special facilities in the following that provide exceptional service and outstanding value to the City's citizens and visitors:

  • Angel Oak
  • Dock Street Theatre
  • Maritime Center
  • Old Exchange Building
  • Old Slave Mart Museum

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as both the departmental director and as the City's chief financial advisor.


To provide a comprehensive financial structure that inspires trust, ensures accountability and financial discipline, and provides objective information in a user-friendly way in order to promote continuous process and policy improvements for the City of Charleston.